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The Alcotts : biography of a family / Madelon Bedell.

1st ed.. New York : C.N. Potter : [1980] .
ISBN 9780517540312, 0517540312

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Subjects Alcott (Familie)
Alcott family.
Alcott, Abba May.
Alcott, Amos Bronson.
Alcott, Louisa May.
Description xv, 400 pages ; 24 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-390) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary A biography of the nineteenth-century philosopher and educator Amos Alcott, his wife; and their four daughters who were the real-life prototypes for the Marches in "Little Women."
Contents Prologue: In search of a legend -- Auspicious morn -- Pedlar's progress -- A tender and sparkling flame -- I identified a human soul with my own -- Unto us a child is given -- Power struggle in the nursery -- Days of glory -- Fall from Eden -- Death of a hoper -- Orpheus at the plough -- Emerson to the rescue -- Connecticut Yankee in Surrey -- Search for a new Eden -- Paradise regained -- Paradise lost -- Weaving the golden band -- Thoreau's flute -- Loves' labor lost -- Exile's return -- Interlude: the philosopher as a young man -- Here's the pedlar! -- The philosopher as hero.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)5941422
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WorldCat Identities Bedell, Madelon.
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